Tanfield Railway shows 1920-1950 on an industrial/minor railway, featuring items built/used in NE England.

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Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Working Wednesday

Peter's bending Horden's bunker door into shape
Geoff preparing Causey Crossing wicket gate for painting
(photo courtesy of Geoff Lowe)
Jim making a plug for Horden's blastpipe
Mick tidying an area of the workshop
John preparing a string of temporary lights for MH shed
Bill, Ian & Dennis starting to shape the closure at Sunniside
Barring rail ends together
Bill jacking .....
..... the opposite rail ends together .....
..... for fishplating - note interlacing of concrete sleepers
Ian cropping the opposite end
Drilling .....
..... both rail ends
Digging to jack the ends into alignment
Temporarily fitting fishplates - the closing curve is in place, except for adjustments

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